Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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thoughts while shavingHigh temp Monday … officially 89 degrees, hottest day of this year, so far … and you can expect more of the same.

Today sunny with a high near 89 … calm wind. Partly cloudy tonight with a low around 61 degrees, light wind … Wednesday, mostly cloudy with a high near 84. Wind gusts in the 15 mph range.

High Thursday near 90. Friday’s high near 88 … Chance of rain Saturday thru Monday … in the 30% to 50% range.

Great news conference yesterday with Masters winner, Scottie Scheffler, a name to remember. He is for real … The 27 year old and his wife are expecting their first child any day now. Calm, cool, collected … During the interview Monday, he praised his caddy … Ted Scott. His second Masters was worth $3.5 million, his official total earnings on the PGA tour … Over $57 million … 2 green jackets and a huge bank account … Expect him to be around for a long time.

Check our Events section … A reminder of the fundraiser this week for Carolina Crossroads (Thursday) … Google for more info. A fundraiser for East Bladen sports upcoming in a few days, weeks. Tickets on sale … several locations … At Leinwand’s for sure … $100 for a couple … And there are others…

Acme-Delco Fire Department fundraiser set for Monday, April 22. White Lake Water Festival May 17 & 18. Bladen We Care Annual Golf Fundraiser upcoming … Some we know about, some we don’t. All are important…

I know I have mentioned several times … Youth spring and summer sports events … Volunteers and youngsters busy … Making our area a better place to live, work and play.

Farmers will be moving equipment around over the coming days and weeks … Be patient, they do good work … we depend on them and appreciate their efforts…

Do unto others as you would have them do to you, lest we forget…

Stock market has been strong recently, but not Monday … Better days upcoming, hopefully…

May have shared some of these before, but worth repeating…

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another person has to say.”

“There’s none so blind … as those who will not listen.”

“Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth.” Joseph Joubert

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